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Family shame and how to deal with it

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About five years ago, on a hot Thursday afternoon in the month of March, Emily Kerubo discovered a shocking truth— her husband of five years was a g...

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Behind successful relationships, there is the labour of love

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Recently, we marked Labour Day, an annual day of celebration of the achievements of workers. The word labour carries with it the connotation of hard w...

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How do I involve my divorced parents in my wedding plans?

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Thank you, Simon, for reaching out for help. Many people underestimate the pain that divorce causes not just to the couple, but more so their children...

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5 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day on limited budget

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When it comes to honouring mothers on Mother’s Day effort goes a long to making the maternal figures in our life feel loved and appreciated. Whe...

10 Ideal exercises for sitting long periods

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When we sit for long hours, our joints and muscles become tight, and you may develop issues such as lower back pain and poor posture. There are workou...

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Campus relationships are a real struggle

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The dating scene in campus is a killer joy, an eyesore that one beholds with disdain. Many of our relationships are built on superficial grounds and c...

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Do you trust your partner enough to open up?

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They say that what fuel is to a car or blood to a human being is what communication is to a relationship. No matter what we find to be the cause of ma...

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You only got this one life, break free from constraints

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A friend recently asked me what I would do if time and money were not objects of consideration. I could not answer as time and money are indeed object...

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10 ways to purify indoor air naturally

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The quality of air you breathe, whether indoor or outdoor, can have a big impact on your health. Though many people believe pollution happens only out...

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You need help in marriage? Don’t ask ‘failed’ experts

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That most relationships are facing the toughest time yet is an understatement. Many people today think that by virtue of wanting to be loved and to be...

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How to deal with your partner’s séxual past

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Nearly every adult on the planet has a past in the romance department. Yes, the person you’re dating had a companion or two before you unless they�...

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Why you should add more fermented foods to your diet

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Fermented foods have been part of human diets for centuries, and for a good reason. They’re not just tasty additions to meals but also offer numerou...

10 natural gargles to ease sore throat

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Having a throat infection is a common occurrence, but it’s, especially prevalent during the cold weather. Gargling is a simple and remarkably effect...

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The mystery of wedding veils

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Planning her big day has not been easy for Wendy Kairu. She just wants to wear a jumpsuit and a head band instead of the usual wedding gown and veil f...

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Why anti-alcoholism campaigns should be effected countrywide

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The month of April has been set aside to create awareness around the overdependence of alcohol which has turned millions of Kenyans to alcoholics. And...

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Achokis: I chased my wife after she spent a night out; should I allow her back?

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My wife and I have been married for seven years and we have two children. We have had a good relationship, but I noticed that she was coming home late...

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When religious leaders become agents of GBV

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In Kenya, the interaction between faith and daily life is strong, with religious leaders wielding a lot power over their communities. This impact is m...

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Vacations: Pathway to better relationship

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Does a getaway sound appealing? A week away could be just the escape we all need from the day-to-day drudgery. Think of the possibilities: You could s...

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Achokis: Please help! I’m unable to love again after my ex-wife cheated on me

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Hi Achokis. I’m in a dilemma. I divorced my ex-wife four years ago because she cheated on me on several occasions. We have three children. We have a...

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Ten health mistakes men make

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Statistics show women live longer, healthier and have a better quality of life compared to men. In more developed countries, the average life expectan...